Winter is here, but thankfully it has forgotten to bring any sleat, snow, or even rain. A little frost on the deck each morning but it quickly burns away. What has come in from the north is a lot of great crew. Some previous crew and some new crew but all with skills in hand or eager to learn and … Read More
Part 3 was almost 6 years ago. ( Watertight Doors – Part 3 – Assembly ) WOW, has it been that long? Seems like yesterday. Seriously, it does. Maybe I am enjoying this too much? “I really don’t know why it is that all of us are so committed to the sea, except I think it’s because in addition to … Read More
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The plan was to be working on the cooling system in the engine room, but the weather has just been gorgeous and Ewaut is planing to build an aluminum proa, so we took on all of the aluminum welding jobs still on the list. No, we really don’t have a list. When there are still ten thousand obvious things to … Read More
Exhaust pipes are being fabricated and Il earned a bit more about our Tormach CNC mill while turning out some exhaust flanges. Many thanks to Mike Love, Dave Martin. Piece by piece it is coming together.
Welding is the gateway to thousands of projects. Cars, boats, trailers, furniture, sculpture, etc. Yes you can spend a lifetime getting better at it but you and manage the vast majority of the common task with less than a day of practice. Only the truly incompetent welders will suggest otherwise. 🙂